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Sri Lanka down to last day of petrol, PM tells crisis-hit nation

COLOMBO (Reuters) -Sri Lanka's new prime minister said on Monday the crisis-hit nation was down to its last day of petrol, as the country's power minister told citizens not to join the lengthy fuel queues that have galvanised weeks of anti-government protests.

Yields slip, stocks struggle as economic fears grow

NEW YORK (Reuters) -American and European equity markets wobbled and U.S. Treasury yields fell on Monday after unexpectedly weak economic data from China and a big slide in New York state's factory activity painted a bleak picture for economic growth across the world.

U.S. Supreme Court backs Ted Cruz, dumps campaign finance curb

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday further undermined campaign finance restrictions and handed a victory to Senator Ted Cruz, striking down as a free speech violation part of a bipartisan 2002 law challenged by the Texas Republican that federal officials had called an anti-corruption provision.

Surging natural gas prices squeeze U.S. industrial sector

Skyrocketing natural gas prices have raised manufacturing and transportation costs across many U.S. industries, and the situation should persist as the United States exports more gas to Europe to make up for Russian supplies lost to sanctions.

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